Christian Living

We Mess Up, He Cleans Up

Do you ever feel like you've messed up one too many times and there's no bouncing back? Or maybe you messed up once, but the thing you did was so bad there is no way you can come back from it. Like, all credibility is gone and your good deeds mean nothing. You messed things… Continue reading We Mess Up, He Cleans Up

Writings from the Heart

Mascara Stains

She has mascara stains on her pillow. Every day she runs into her room and hides her face in the pillow. She cries all the time and she hopes the pillow muffles the sound of her sobs. She doesn’t remember ever crying this much, but one day she found herself sitting on the floor on… Continue reading Mascara Stains

Writings from the Heart

To the Girl Who is Choosing to Wait

Beautiful Girl, I can write only about waiting because that is what I know. I am the girl, now woman, who hasn't and will not until she is married. So if you want to wait, you've come to the right place. I made the decision to wait when I was sixteen, but I was naive.… Continue reading To the Girl Who is Choosing to Wait

Writings from the Heart

Prayer

I close my eyes and open my heart. My knees bowed and my spirit lifted. The duty of an intercessor, I begin to speak. Thankful, I praise. Grateful, I worship. In my room and on my floor, But part of something more. “My Father in heaven,” But with me and in me. How can it… Continue reading Prayer

Christian Living

Bible Truth

"All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work." ~ 2 Timothy 3:16-17 If you could describe the Bible in just one word, what word would you use? The first word I thought of is… Continue reading Bible Truth

Writings from the Heart

Release

My soul is crushed. My heart is heavy. I don’t think there are any more tears left to cry, but still they flow. I want to be free. I need these burdens lifted. I just want to breathe. But I’d rather sit with my mouth shut. I’d rather wallow in the hurt. I choose to… Continue reading Release

Christian Living

When the Label Becomes the Lifestyle

Has anyone ever called you a Christian, as if the word rolling off their tongue was a bad word? Has anyone ever given you "the look" when you tell them that you're a Christian (you know, the one where their eyes are puzzled, their eyebrow is raised, and their lips are pressed together and the… Continue reading When the Label Becomes the Lifestyle

Writings from the Heart

He Sees Me

I’m longing for someone to see me. To see my value beyond my titles and successes. To see that I too am human. I long for someone to think of my feelings, instead of assuming. To think that maybe I’m the one who needs a friend, or a shoulder to cry on. I long for… Continue reading He Sees Me

Writings from the Heart

Chosen by God

I am a woman chosen by God. I was knit together, piece by piece, with care and intent. I am purposed for this generation. I am purposed for this country and even for this community. Every step I take and will ever take has already been covered. He breathes breaths of grace and I am… Continue reading Chosen by God

Christian Living

I Am the Lord Your God Who [Insert Miracle Here]

Do you ever look back on your life and realize that God had His hand over you the whole time? Even if you didn't realize it in the moment, God was moving mountains for you. Or do you ever remember that trial, the one where you couldn't see a way out, and God rescued you?… Continue reading I Am the Lord Your God Who [Insert Miracle Here]